Lowe Gets Hit Hard Again For Peoria

Lowe Gets Hit Hard Again For Peoria
October 21, 2010, 12:37 am
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Wednesday Oct. 20, 2010
Posted: 7:40 p.m.
Arizona Fall LeaguePeoria Saguaros White Sox
Johnnie Lowes AFL experience took another ugly turn Wednesday afternoon as Peoria dropped a 9-2 decision to visiting Surprise. Lowe made his second start of the season and for the second time, he was hit hard.

The right-hander, who was 6-5 with a 3.96 ERA this season at Double-A Birmingham, allowed seven runs on seven hits in three innings. Two of those hits were home runs as his ERA climbed to 12 in six AFL innings. Hes allowed three homers in six innings after surrendering five in 120 13 innings with the Barons.

Charlie Leesman, who spent time with Class-A Winston-Salem and Birmingham during the season, also pitched and tossed a scoreless inning.

Eduardo Escobar continued his tear, going 2-for-5, to extend his hitting streak to three games. Hes hitting .360 through seven games. Jared Mitchell went hitless in four at-bats while Jason Bour was 0-for-1.

Kevin Czerwinski can be reached at ktczerwinski@gmail.com.